Emergency Services received a 911 call reporting the discovery of a body in the woods.
Jasmine Ledbetter bio
After high school, Jasmine was working to make her own place in the world.
Mark Eldridge interview
The detectives asked Mark to describe how he happened to find the body.
Brenda Ledbetter bio
Brenda was raised to be a good wife and mother and devoted herself to it.
Brenda Ledbetter interview
The detectives talked to the victim's mother after she'd identified her daughter's body.
CSU submitted this preliminary inventory of evidence collected from the Ledbetter crime scene.
Scott Knapp interview
Jasmine was scheduled to interview for a job with Scott the evening before her body was found.
Christopher Wooten bio
A native Oxonian, Christopher has always loved all varieties of the performing arts.
Christopher Wooten interview
The detectives talked to Jasmine's boyfriend about their relationship.
Megan McDowell bio
Megan and Jasmine were lifelong best friends though they drifted apart briefly during high school.
Megan McDowell interview
The detectives asked Jasmine's best friend about Jasmine's relationships and anyone she was having trouble with.
Kevin Ledbetter interview
The detectives spoke with Jasmine's father about her relationship with him and others.
Kevin Ledbetter bio
Kevin struggled to maintain a close relationship with his only daughter.
Shannon Ledbetter bio
Decades after graduation, Shannon finally married her high school crush.
Shannon Ledbetter interview
The detectives talked to Jasmine's stepmother about the family's relationships.
YCSD investigators spoke to Jasmine's neighbors about what they witnessed the day she was last seen.
YCSD investigators spoke to Jasmine's co-workers to find out about her workplace relationships.
Ashley Beckwith interview
The detectives spoke to Christopher Wooten's ex-girlfriend to learn about his behavior in that relationship.
Hannah Poole interview
The detectives followed up with one of Jasmine's co-workers on information that came up in the canvass.
Sox Jackson interview
The detectives spoke to Jasmine's boss to follow up on some new information.
Alibi check: Mark Eldridge
Investigators spoke to friends of the man who found the body to try to corroborate his account.
Victim's phone records
Investigators obtained the call records for Jasmine's cell phone in the days before her death.
Scott Knapp interview #2
The detectives talked to Jasmine's potential employer again to get more details about his interactions her.
Kevin Ledbetter interview #2
The detectives asked Kevin to come in again to talk about his relationship with Jasmine.
Brenda Ledbetter interview #2
The detectives asked Jasmine's mother to clarify some details and new information.
Chris Wooten interview #2
The detectives spoke to Chris again to follow up on some new information.
Places of Interest
This map shows Yoknapatawpha County locations relevant to the Jasmine Ledbetter homicide investigation.
Michael Rainey interview
The detectives talked to Mr. Rainey to find out if he could corroborate any part of Chris Wooten's alibi.
Ashley Beckwith interview #2
The detectives asked Ashley to address some questions that have arisen since their first conversation.
Kroger cardholder info
Kroger provided account information associated with the shopper's card found at the crime scene.
Preliminary report on the autopsy of Jasmine Ledbetter. Additional analyses are ongoing.
The Crime Lab provided their preliminary findings on analysis of evidence from the scene.
Megan McDowell interview #2
The detectives talked to Jasmine's best friend again to follow up on some new information.
Brenda Ledbetter interview #3
The detectives talked to Jasmine's mother again to get more information and make a request.
Brenda Ledbetter consent search
Brenda Ledbetter gave the detectives consent to search her residence and vehicle.
Ashley Beckwith search
The detectives obtained a warrant to search Ashley Beckwith's residence and vehicle.
Alibi status summaries
Investigators summarized the alibis for persons of interest and whether those alibis could be corroborated.
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